Data suggests that couples who struggle with sleep disorders have a high divorce rate, reports Daily O.

Sleep scientists have traditionally looked at sleep at the level of the individual: how and why Mr X can’t sleep at night. Now apparently scientists have reached the consensus that without understanding the social context — how Mr and Mrs X sleep — you cannot diagnose or treat Mr X.

That’s where snoring comes in. Life is tough if you are married to a loud snorer. About 60 per cent people sleep with another person. Hence, when one of them has sleep issues (say, loud snoring) both can suffer. Wives of snorers are three times as likely to have sleep issues themselves. What’s more, it is also being linked to lower relationship satisfaction.

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